tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC August 21, 2016 5:00am-6:01am EDT
doug: we're following breaking news overnight. pedestrians hit in east boston. the latest in from the deadly scene and the roads shut down now. antoinette: two children pulled from a swimming pool in lowell. the party that ended with a call to police. mike: a sunny start to your day. i amt thunderstorms tonight. i'll tell you when the rain moves in. antoinette: good morning to you. thank you so much for joining us. it's 5:00 on your sunday morning. i'm antoinette antonio. doug: i'm doug meehan. it's august 21. mike wankum standing by for a look at the second half of the weekend.
we start off, temperatures in the 60s. comfortable outside. humidity is down. humidity is coming up and so are the clouds. there are broken clouds off in new york state, but this is the area pushing this direction. as it moves in, the cloud cover will thicken. the rain will arrive overnight. could be a rumble of thunderstorms with it. so in boston, we're going to see temperatures warming up. start to see clouds coming in this afternoon because of a sea breeze inland, we should be 80 to 85 degrees. high temperatures inland, which are very hot into the mid 80s, and the humidity is coming up as well this afternoon. after that, here comes the clouds, the chances for thunderstorms. we'll talk more about the exact timeline, but you get the idea. it's after midnight that these come roaring through. all details in a few minutes. antoinette: breaking noogs out of east boston this morning. one woman is dead, two women are injured after a crash on route
this happened around 2:30 this morning. the highway is shut down near boardman street. state police tell us it may not reopen for several hours. boston ems tell us that it's not clear exactly what happened here. but we know the crash took place just across from the court yard marriott. boston police have been talking to several witnesses. doug: more breaking news out of boston. boston ems telling us three people were shot late last night dorchester. the victims, a woman and two men. the woman was taken to boston medical center. the two men expected to recover. two kids are in the hospital being pulled from a swimming pool at a party in lowell. antoinette: neighbors tell us people were at the house all afternoon before the kids, preschool age, were pulled from the above ground pool. one neighbor says he performed
little boy was also in need of urgent help. we're told one of the children was unresponsive. both kids were flown to boston hospital. it's not clear exactly how they're doing this morning. we'll bring you more information as we get it. right now, boston police are still trying to get information on a deadly shooting that happened saturday morning in dorchester near the corner of wendover street and dudley terrace. a man was killed and a woman hurt. she is expected to recover. the police commissioner says search for the shooter. >> all we had was a black male with a blue hoody seen running on dudley terrace taking a left on dudley and heading towards columbia road. we need the public's help. antoinette: anyone with information should call boston police. doug: boston firefighters are keeping an eye out for flare-ups
nicole estephan was there at the height of the four-alarm fire. reporter: dry brush means plenty of fuel, feeding a fire behind the roxbury latin school saturday. >> extremely difficult to get to because we have no roads and high drants where the fire is. reporter: firefighters forced to drag these hoses deep into the woods. >> the firefighters have to drag the hose hundreds of feet, uphill, downhill, through the brush. reporter: as night fell, the effort to continued. just 200 feet from the burning brush, a brand new home. >> it was a little nerve wracking. reporter: the family just moved in last month. they returned home saturday night to their house surrounded by red lights. >> we were concerned it was our house here on the end of the street. we could smell the smoke and the fire coming up the street. reporter: firefighters tell us this is not an area where they typically see brush fires.
summer, it doesn't take much. >> there's a lot of fuel for the fire to burn. reporter: the good news, there were no injuries and no homes were ever in immediate danger. in west roxbury, nicole estep estephan, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: to rio, where simone biles will carry the flag in the closing ceremony. she was chosen by team usa after winning four gold medals. while much of the focus lately has been on swimmer ryan lochte armed robbery hoax, team usa continues dominating in the final day. a historic win in the men's 1500, matthew centrowitz, junior, blazing across the finish line, becoming the first american to medal gold in the event since 1908. in the women's 4x400 relay, the u.s. held off of the jamaicans. allyson felix ran anchor and ran home for her sixth gold medal and six straight u.s. gold in
than any other woman in olympic track and field history. in the men's 4x400 relay, the american team again dominant, winning gold. la shawn merritt running anchor. and team usa basketball strikes gold again. the women's team extending their absolute dominance on the court, beating spain in the final game. their 49th straight win in the olympics. this is the american gwen jorgensen, overcome with emotion in the women's triathlon. jorgensen swam, biked and ran her way to the gold medal for the u.s. it is the first ever gold for any american athlete, man or woman, in this event. and ryan lochte, on camera for the first time since he told what brazilian police call a fabricated version of the now international incident at this
>> that's why i'm taking full responsibility for it, because i over exaggerated that story. if i'd never done that, we wouldn't be in this mess. antoinette: as the 2016 summer games officially close, host country brazil has something to remember them by. a gold medal in soccer. its first ever. it came with a high drama of this penalty kick, which won the match and set the home crowd into hysterics of joy. th commanding lead in the medal count with 116 medals, including 43 gold medals. china's in second place with 70 medals, followed by great britain. the u.s. hoping to add to the gold count today as the men's basketball team takes on serbia later this afternoon. still ahead this morning, a local athlete reflecting on rio. doug: we here from aly raceman about what it's like to be friends with the competition.
firefighters ready to join the battle. mike: i am tracking rain moving in overnight. behind it, the cooldown we'll be tracking. antoinette: we need a break from the drought conditions. the dry air is stressing out trees, making them vulnerable to disease. what you should watch out for in your backyard. doug: ingredients that's a baking staple. how it's been produced all these years. antoinette: we continue to this is a live look from route 1a, where one woman is dead, two injured after a crash. right now, you see the highway is shut down near boardman street. police tell us this may not reopen for several hours. boston police talking to several witnesses out there trying to clarify exactly what happened. we'll stay on top of the situation and let you know as
dozens of wildfires just like this one that have burned hundreds of thousands of akers. ten western states dealing with really huge fires. they will likely be gone, those firefighters, for several weeks working in extreme conditions. >> we continue to see parts of the country that maybe we wouldn't want to go see, but we get to go see them and we get to go help people when they need it. antoinette: firefighters tell us the trips out west could new hampshire deals with drought conditions. doug: rain hasn't been falling on boston this summer, but something else has been. the trees. arborists explain the drought are weakening tree roots and branches. david bienick has what you can do to avoid trouble in your own backyard. reporter: crews sawed up and hauled away what's left of the huge oak tree that came down in wellesley with a crash.
it was still as could be. reporter: a few days earlier in reading a tree fell on a house. in sale him, new hampshire, this fallen tree just missed hitting a woman in her car. >> these branches are so brittle they snap off. reporter: not just this summer, but four years of dry weather have been starving trees as and making them vulnerable to insects and disease. >> we'll see lots of insects and diseases this year that we n' reporter: the state's most recent forest survey shows since last year, the number of acres of damaged trees has more than tripled mainly because of gypsy moths. among backyard trees, worry most about vulnerable species like sugar maples, beaches and birches. he says more drought tolerant teams are elms, lokest, and london plain trees. spray a half inch of water not
extent of the leaf canopy. and how often? >> right now it's over 80 degrees fahrenheit, three times a week. if it's 90 degrees like it was for three weeks there, it's four times a week. reporter: briggs says don't waste water on grass even if it's yellow and brown. it will bounce back. for trees, the breaking point may be closer than you think. in wellesley, david bienick, wcvb newscenter 5. our dry lawns. it's about the trees falling down earlier. we saw the story from nicole about the brush fire in west roxbu roxbury. mike: i had a neighbor's tree collapse because it's so dry. the ground, have you tried watching across your yard? crunch, crunch and lots of it. you can see the drought monitor. we're running eight inches dry for the year so far. we need some water. they're getting water with the tropical systems in the
it. the fish are having a great time. i'm surprised we're holding on to a tropical storm for fiona. over the last 12 hours, it's sheared off quite a bit. but still maintaining its tropical storm status. maximum sustained winds, 45 miles per hour as it moves northwest. fiona will hold together as a tropical storm for 48 hours and then head towards bermuda, just a rainy, windy system moving through on thursday. unfortunately, we're not getting rain out of that active right now. there's fiona. we're also watching a little area right here. it doesn't have a name yet. we call it invest. investigate number 99. you can see what the spaghetti models are saying. it's going to head towards florida. that is still a week away before that takes place. as you look at the coast of africa, there's lots of things going on over here. a bunch of thunderstorms coming off. that's where our hurricanes come
africa, moving over the atlantic and forming into the circulation. in the back of your mind, we have several opportunities for tropical systems developing over the next ten days or so. nothing developing here. beautiful start to the day. but off to the west, we've got a frontal boundary, low pressure system, all converging on us tonight. that means showers and thunderstorms into the forecast. right now, though, you're starting off with a beautiful morning out there. cool in a couple spots. we're still seeing 56 degrees in taunton. notice today humidity along with that, cloud cover moving in. it's going to get close to 70 before that rain starts moving in later tonight. so we get that humidity up here today. drops off tomorrow afternoon. tuesday, it is a bone dry day across the area. it will feel refreshing but a cool start to the day. the timeline on the rain. by noon today, clouds are moving in, sunshine is fading away.
part of the state. really, through 6:00, there's not much going on. there's the rain sitting out there. it starts to slide eastward. at midnight, we're talking about in the central part of the state and moving into boston at 3:00, 4:00 in the morning. if you're an early riser, you'll probably run into a few rain showers. by 8:00, 9:00, this thing will move out. along with it, drier air starts to move its way back in. let me show you what's going to happen in the next seven days. today, kind of the here tonight. how much rain are we talking about? unfortunately, it's not a lot. we'll probably see a quarter inch in most locations at best. then we have the cool start, tuesday morning. really refreshing air. and then on wednesday, we've got still low humidity, temperature warms up a little bit. humidity starts to come up. our next chance of rain not until friday. some very cool, almost fall-like temperatures coming as we start to look at tuesday, especially
aren't ready for it just yet. time is 5:17. stories we're following right now. doug: turkey's president is blaming isis for a terror attack that killed 50 people. a wedding was bombed in the southeastern part of that country. dozens more are hurt on top of the deaths. turkey has been hit by a wave of terror attacks over the past year. most have been claimed by kurdish militants or blamed on isis. antoinette: the deaths of five people. it's not clear how the people were killed but a suspect is behind bars after turning himself in. derek deerman knew at least one of the victims. they think he kidnapped a woman and child from the scene and drove to mississippi. police say that woman escaped and went to police, alerting them to what had happened in alabama. doug: right now, people in watertown are being urged to take precautions after mosquitos tested positive for west nile. the town's health department
warm, dry weather. one woman in middle sex county is the first human case of the virus this season. antoinette: a soggy start couldn't stop the sox in detroit. rain delayed the start of the game but things picked up quickly after that. james mccann hit one out in the bottom of the third to tie things up, 1-1. then in the top of the fifth, big papi casually stopping to take a selfie with a fan before crushing a right. and that turned out to be the difference for the sox. they'd go on to win, 3-2 is the final score. needham native aly raisman is talking about the rio games. she won three new medals while competing against her friend and teammate, simone biles. >> though we're competing, what people think is against each other, we don't really take it that way. obviously, i knew going in, the best i could do is a silver
the gold medal and the silver. antoinette: she won the silver all around and the silver for her floor routine and gold for the team final. the 22-year-old says she credits her parents and her late grandmother for giving her the extra push of confidence to win. doug: it's almost hard to believe. a mill that's centuries old turning out the same product all these years. let's go on a journey through time in this morning's made in mass. just past the hd best branch of the west port river, you'll find an example of one of the very first places to make anything in massachusetts. >> to me, this is a very special place. doug: george whitley is the latest caretaker of gray's grist mill in west port. for almost 300 years, they've been grinding out a new england staple, fresh cornmeal. >> by deed, there was a mill stashed here in 1717. doug: like dating back to the
stones grind down a special corn grown just over the border. >> it's a large, hard kernel of corn. this is narragansett or white island whitecaped corn. doug: it's simply bagged as is and sold fresh. >> i like to make a joke about the farm to table movement. everyone's heard of it. we have the farm, you have the table. nice to meet you. doug: from nearby store shelves to internet old ingredient used in things like corn bread is now enjoyed around the world. >> my breakfast. doug: as the gears of time continue to spin and technology evolves at a rapid rate, at gray's they believe that taking things at a slower pace is key to keeping this important tradition alive. >> i feel i've really been given a gift to be here and be a part of this. doug: if you'd like to see
yourself, find george grinding cornmeal on any given saturday. for more information, he has a facebook page dedicated to the mill. it's a neat take. antoinette: about time you put some work into that made in mass segment. interesting stuff, though, going way back, just like you said. doug: a time machine, yes. from coast to coast, a 93-year-old world war ii vet jogged across the country. antoinette: on the way this morning, his inspiring mission to raise some much-needed money. doug: th reality now being developed over at m.i.t. ahead in this morning's cutting edge, what this new technology can do that's already having hollywood calling. antoinette: we continue to follow breaking news out of east boston this morning. route 1a southbound still shut down right now after a crash, a fatal crash. one woman is dead, two others injured. we'll stay on the scene here and keep monitoring the
mike: good morning. >> we're starting off with refreshing tempb churs, but it's going to be warming up. it's going to get humid and we'll introduce much-needed rain into the forecast. unfortunately, it's not looking like a lot of rain. you see the line to the west. we may get the occasional downpour, which puts down heavy rain in a short period of time in an isolated area. we need a three-day jebtle rain.
in after midnight. before that, high temperatures into the mid 80s unless you're near the shore line. with the southeast breeze we saw yesterday, keeps things cool near the water. speaking of things near the water, 70, 75 degrees, mostly sunny. getting muggy with a southeasterly wind at 10 to 15 miles per hour. here's what's happened today. we have the rain coming in tonight. a timeline of what will happen with that. cloud cover will thicken up. there's 9:00 tonight. watch how it marches its way eastward. it will arrive in boston at 4:00 this morning. could be a rumble of thunder for early risers. then skies clear away and we go into sunshine for several days with low humidity and very pleasant temperatures. dougs & antoinette. antoinette: thank you, a 93-year-old veteran is inspiring people across the country with a major achievement. he ran from coast to coast.
this is ernie andrus, 93 years old. it took him three years, running three days a week, to make it from california to georgia. he just finished the journey yesterday, surrounded by 200 of his newest friends. his mission, to raise money to send a world war ii era ship in indiana to normandy, france, for the 75th anniversary of the d-day landing. he was a medic on a similar ship during the war. he says those are the people who deserve admiration, nom. built them and that sailed on them. almost every serviceman has been on one between world war ii and vietnam. now there's none left. doug: i hate to disagree with ernie, but he deserves our admiration. he raised more than $16,000 to get that ship across the atlantic. antoinette: giving us inspiration this morning. look at him. if he can run from coast to
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antoinette: we're following breaking news overnight. a deadly pedestrian crash under investigation right now in east boston. the search for clues this morning. doug: a local teacher under arrest. the allegations that have stunned the community in templeton. doug: happy sunday morning. i'm doug meehan. i have a question for mike. what did you have for breakfast this morning mike: there. antoinette: i had cookies, but also barbecue ribs. it was such good weather yesterday, we figured we might as well do some grilling. mike: the deal was if the weather was decent, you'd bring us -- antoinette: you can each have one. mike: today would not be a bad day for a barbecue, as long as you get it in early.
too early, because the rain isn't going to be moving in until late tonight. we have clear skies this morning. going to be a beautiful sunrise. you notice the cloud cover thickening up. you have showers to the west. i wish this was a lot more rain. looks like we could see rain overnight, showers, maybe a rumble of thunder and one or two may get a downpour out of the whole thing. what's the timeline? between now and noon, sunny, but the overcast starts to work in. this afternoon, in the western part of the state, could be a pop-up shower, but that's where it will stay. through 4:00, moving in from the west at 10:00 tonight. start to march its way across the state. not arriving into boston until probably just before sunrise tomorrow morning. then we could have downpours during the early part of the morning commute. so for today, mostly sunny skies this morning. we'll go to clouds this afternoon. and the other thing you'll notice today, humidity is coming back up. as the humidity comes up, the clouds come in and the rain overnight tonight. wait until you see chilly temperatures coming toward
moments. doug: we're following several breaking stories overnight. antoinette: first, out of east boston, one woman is dead, two women injured after a crash on route 1a southbound. it happened around 2:30 this morning. the highway there shut down near boardman street. state police tell us this may not reopen for several hours. boston ems says it's not clear at this point what exactly happened. the crash took place near the court yard marriott there. boston police have been talking to several dorchester, a section of boston police are investigating after a woman and two men were shot on stratton street. boston ems telling us the woman was taken to boston medical center with serious injuries. the two men, less seriously hurt. antoinette: two kids are in the hospital after being pulled from a swimming pool during a party in lowell. the kids, preschool age, were flown to boston hospitals. it's not clear how they're doing this morning. doug: boston firefighters are
reignite in west roxbury. they spent the night watching for flare-ups after the four-alarm fire broke out yesterday. we're hearing nobody was hurt. antoinette: a teacher is in trouble, accused of having inappropriate conduct with a student. it happened at narragansett regional high school. the eyeopener's july mcdonald has the response from the superintendent. >> everybody liked him. a lot of people said he was thei behind bars as police investigate inappropriate contact with a student at narragansett regional high school. the 33-year-old teacher was arraigned friday in charges of giving obscene images to a minor. >> he seemed like a nice guy, but that's why it comes as such a shock. reporter: the investigation began earlier this month, when the school resource officer received information praning to
with whom he had a relationship after graduation. that interview led police to believe na he was in contact with a current student, a minor, during this past school year. early friday morning, templeton and worcester police executed a search warrant of his home and he was arrested. >> knowing the people, very unsettling, thinking one of these teachers was like this, sending my kids there eventually some day. reporter: the superintendent of schools sent a letter currently developing a support plan for when our students and staff return to school. please know as a district there is nothing more important than the emotional and physical safety of our children. he added that the teacher was placed on paid administrative leave and must have no contact with students. he was held on $2500 cash bail and must be monitored by gps if it's posted. in templeton, juli mcdonald,
antoinette: saugus police investigating a stabbing that left one person with serious injuries. police responded to 74 broadway around 9:00 last night where they found the victim. police do have a suspect in custody right now, though it's not clear what led up to the stabbing. the coast guard coming to the rescue off the coast of gloucester. a cape ann harbor tour boat was reported that it was taking on water just after 4:30 in the afternoon yesterday. a nearby charter fishing vessel offering some assista help pump out the water. all of the passengers were safely back on shore about an hour later. doug: to commitment 2016. donald trump is headed to ohio tomorrow. he spent last night trying to win over hispanic and african-american voters at a rally in fred riggs burg, virginia. trump says the gop was and still is the party of abraham lincoln. he stuck to the teleprompter and told the crowd, republicans have
>> i want a totally inclusive country. and i want an inclusive party. hillary clinton is a throwback from yesterday. our campaign is about creating a new american future. doug: earlier, trump convened the first meeting of his hispanic advisory board in new york. he's trying to change his image with hispanic some of who have been put off by some of his comments. meanwhile, democratic candidate hillary clinton is going to be fund-raising in province town today after spending last night in nantucket. that was also a fundraiser held at the home of former ambassador to portugal. today's event will feature singer and actress cher. antoinette: on the record this morning, one of the most provocative ballot questions on the november ballot is the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in massachusetts. right now, four states,
alas alaska, have all decriminalized pot use. the district of columbia has done the same. question 4 would allow adults 21 and older to use and cultivate marijuana. the drug would be regulated and taxed by the commonwealth. yes on 4 advocates dispute claims that pot is a gateway drug. >> i would like to see a scientific study that shows that because we haven't seen a single credible scientific study that shows that marijuana is a gateway to anything. if there's a it's two things. tobacco and alcohol. we have seen that early use of tobacco -- both legal. we've seen that early use of tobacco is a gateway to other substances. antoinette: watch on the record this morning at 11:00 a.m. we examine the question of legalizing marijuana in massachusetts. that's followed by "matter of fact" at 11:30. then grammy winning artist, darlene love, is on cityline at
boston's my brother's keeper initiative, the city is offering a $100,000 grant. nonprofits can apply for money for programs for young men of color. it's a commitment to closing the achievement gap. >> we need to make sure we have programs, but they have to be substantial programs and it can't be just talk. when they graduate high school, we've got to put them on a path to something. we need to ensure that our youth successfully enter the work provide second chances. doug: the mayor is sharing a progress report for my brother's keeper. walsh says findings show a need to coordinate programs across the city. antoinette: a consumer alert for college students and their parents already strapped with high tuition bills. doug: also, the new warning from the irs. an amazing rescue, a toddler trapped under a boat. the air pocket that saved her
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antoinette: good morning. welcome back. targeting college students and their families. the irs says that people are calling up victims, pretending to be agents and demanding immediate payment of a fake federal student tax and they're pretty convincing. they know the victim's names and they know other information as well. but the irs says they will never, never ask for payment over the phone. doug: the next story is one of those really? pokemon go has become the
hidden in the real world. however, on a different note, researchers at m.i.t. are working to take that idea a step further, bringing the real world into the game. antoinette: mike wankum shows us how in this morning's "cutting edge." mike: to win at pokemon go, you try to find pick chu and friends hidden all over the world. lots of fun, but the characters are just there, floating in space. what if the characters were really part of the scene in your phone? world reacted to their presence and movement. abe davis, a 28-year-old researcher at m.i.t., is making that happen. >> we've developed algorithms that are good at recovering motion that we can't see. motion that's so small or so subtle that you or i wouldn't notice it. mike: everything has vibration, whether it's the grass in the background, this sign or even this building. here at m.i.t., they're studying those tiny vibrations and by
virtual world. here's how it works. as abe pounds his fist on the table, look carefully and you might be able to see the wire figure vibrate. just a little. >> what does that motion tell you about the object itself? mike: he takes just a few seconds of video, capturing that motion. loads it into his interactive dynamic video program, and those algorithms show us how the figure behaves. if you grab an elbow or push or prod it in a variety of ways. >>au will prefer to vibrate at different frequencies and in different shapes. if you can learn that information, then it tells you a lot about how the object would respond to new forces. mike: what are the possibilities? better interaction with gaming. better engineering of bridges and building and hollywood is already taking notice. the system could create more life-like special effects for a lot less money. abe's youtube video of the process got hundreds of
weeks. >> since then, i've gotten a lot of emails. i haven't actually been through all of them, but people seem to be interested, which is exciting. this is why i spent all of that time, because this is cool. mike: abe and his two other team members, along with m.i.t., already have six patents on their work. and what they are doing in the research lab some day may show up on your smart phone or on the big screen. antoinette: technology is already so great. here it isus mike: he can do it in his lab in a matter of seconds, whereas it might take a studio weeks and months of animation. it's amazing. antoinette: mind blowing. mike: it real. doug: i don't think he got an email from any one of us. mike: very bright young man. on the satellite picture this morning, we have not much to talk about here, but if you look to the west, look at this cloud cover starting to come in and look at the rain as well. it's not as much as i'd hoped
models were saying it's going to really rain. now looks like scattered showers, perhaps a rumble of thunder. one or two of us may get a downpour. as far as heavy rains, i don't think it's going to happen. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s at this point. got a few 50s showing up. taunton down to 55. humidity dropped last night. you may have noticed it was comfortable sleeping. now the humidity is coming up as the sunrises. 65 degrees, degrees. this afternoon, the do you waews in the 70s. in the shore line, 70s today. inland, 80s. just like yesterday, the same temperatures. you might be cooler in worcester at 78 degrees. tuesday morning, lows drop to the mid 50s. behind the threat of rain comes rather refreshing air across the area. if you go to the beach today,
upper 70s inland. like in attleboro, 84 degrees. the cape enjoying temperatures in the 70s. we have late night thunderstorms coming in. very late. almost tomorrow morning. i'll give you the timeline. by noon, cloud cover to the west. starts to thicken up a bit. by 6:00, you see showers off to the west. this line marching its way eastward. at midnight, in the central part of the state, around 3:00, 4:00 in the morning it will be in the eastern part of the state. then it k by 8:00 tomorrow morning, we're pretty much winding this thing up. then the drier air starts to move in. it will be uncomfortable sleeping because the humidity will be out there. so here's what happens. you see you have the storm system coming to the west. humid air is here. then the whole system works through and there comes the dry air. once the dry air settles in, high pressure really moves in. along with it, dry air, high pressure in control, clear skies. that means it will be chilly as we talk about the early morning low temperatures.
today, just increasing cloudiness and humidity moving in as well. tomorrow, we've got the rain during the morning. as far as rainfall totals, they're not that impressive in general. generally, about a quarter to half inch of rain is all we'll get. there might be the isolated downpour, which could create ponding on the roadways and slow down the early morning commute. by afternoon, you're looking at sunshine. tuesday, a 56 in the morning, 78 in the afternoon. humidity is very high today a the afternoon tomorrow afternoon and by tuesday, wednesday, we're talking about refreshing air across the area. lots of sunshine. next chance for rain, seems like we keep having to look farther and farther down the road. the next chance for rain will be thunderstorms friday. hopefully, we get nice, much-needed rain later tonight into monday morning. doug and antoinette. antoinette: thank you. it's 5:59. stories we're following on the
headed to help with deadly flooding. the rain has stopped but water is receding. it's too high to get back home and check on the damage. the devastation is compounded by the fact that some caskets have been unearthed by the water. 13 people have died and tens of thousands of homes are damaged. antoinette: a toddler is alive thanks to an air pocket and a life jacket. kennedy was on the water with her family when their boat capsized. her she was underneath the boat, floating with her head above the water. kennedy was under the boat for about an hour, but she is doing just fine this morning. doug: how time flies. tomorrow, bay bay, the giant panda's first birthday. this is video of when bay bay was introduced to the public in january. the zoo celebrated early yesterday with a traditional
antoinette: who doesn't love a panda and a birthday party! too cute. it is one of the first mills turning out products in the entire country. doug: the important ingredient it is still producing right now. we'll have that for you in made in mass. antoinette: also this morning, coast to coast. a 93-year-old veteran ending a three-year long journey. the mission behind this
mike: let's talk about the rain coming in tonight. we have sunshine this morning. but we have gray skies and showers sitting to the west. the timeline is around midnight, they come from the west, march eastward. during the early part of the morning commute tomorrow, there are going to be a few downpours out there. that may be slowing down traffic. add some water to the by 10:30, it's long gone and out of here. that means we'll deal with, over the next three days, today about 84 degrees with nighttime thunderstorms. early morning rain tomorrow. tuesday, dry and chilly across the area. doug and antoinette. antoinette: thank you. you don't have to tell me this. it's ice cream season. chronicle's shayna seymour says go big or go home.
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reporter: each frappe is made with tender loving care and patrons give them two thumbs up. >> they come in, we want a frappe. we have burgers. no, no, we want a frappe. that's fine. whatever you want, we'll serve you. it's been great. reporter: social media, they say, has created a following. >> when we put them out, the cameras come out. it goes to twitter, snap chat. reporter: some freak frappes, like the mass ave mudslide, come with a kick. >> baileys, a few cookies for decoration and whipped cream. reporter: the good news, it's bathing suit season and the freak frappes are calorie-free. yeah, right. doug: tomorrow, cheese makers are picking up awards.
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doug: we're following breaking news overnight. pedestrians hit in east boston. the latest in from the deadly scene and antoinette: two children pulled from a swimming pool in lowell. the party that ended with a call to police. mike: a sunny start to your day. i am tracking a threat of thunderstorms tonight. antoinette: good morning. thank you so much for being with us at 6:00 on your sunday morning. i'm antoinette antonio.